How do locations prepare for and respond to earthquakes? (Preventive…
How do locations prepare for and respond to earthquakes?
reduce economic loss
part of the property loss and reconstruction cost can be covered
controlling and preventing secondary effects of the earthquake
Identifying which place requires the most help
take immediate actions
mprove the efficiency of rescue
cooperation between different organisations and government departments
having space between the building can prevent them from collapsing together.
Good Building designs can prevent major damage and prevent the building collapsing
Shock proof building designs and materials can minimise the damage caused by the earthquake
Educate the citizens of the procedures during a earthquake
Education and drills for students
Seismic monitoring can also predict the location of the epicentre, which is where the most damage will be sustained
Monitoring earthquakes can help predict when a major earthquake is about to happen, and help prepare for it